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Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Raule (ex-Albrighton) F217   John Brown, Clydebank, UK 12/1940 11.10.1941 2/1942 // 14.5.1959 stricken 12.1967
Brommy (ex-Eggesford) F218   White, Cowes, UK 6/1941 12.9.1942 1/1943 // 14.5.1959 stricken 4.1965


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1050

Displacement full, t

1590

Length, m

80.5 pp 85.3 oa

Breadth, m

9.60

Draught, m

3.73 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 sets Parsons geared steam turbines, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

19000

Max speed, kts

27

Fuel, t

oil 328

Endurance, nm(kts)

2100(20)

Armament

2 x 2 - 102/45 Mk 19, 1 x 4 - 40/39 Mk 7, 3 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 7, 1 x 2 - 533 TT, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (70)

Electronic equipmenttype 271 or type 272, type 285, type 291 radars, type 128 sonar
Complement

168



Standard scale images


<i>Raule </i>1959
Raule 1959
<i>Brommy </i>1963
Brommy 1963


Project history


British 'Hunt' Type 3 class escort destroyers. They were purchased in 1957, renamed and designated Type 138.

Modernizations


1962, Brommy: new armament and sensors consisted of 1 x 2 - 102/45 Mk 19, 1 x 1 - 40/70 Breda-Bofors 107, 1 x 2 - 533 TT, 2 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog Mk 15 ASWRL, KH-14/9, ASR10 radars, type 144 sonar

1964, Raule: new armament and sensors consisted of 1 x 1 - 40/70 Breda-Bofors 107, 1 x 2 - 533 TT, 1 x 4 - 375 Bofors ASWRL, KH-14/9, ASR10 radars, M5/1, M9/3 sonars

Naval service


Raule and Brommy served as TS for underwater weapons.